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Air Pollution and Street Play

Zoe Banks Gross posted this in Community, Free Play, Traffic on 23/06/2017

The severe impact of traffic-related air pollution on children’s health is becoming ever clearer and more worrying. On the 4th of April, Greenpeace and the Guardian called for urgent government action to get diesel vehicles off the streets, saying: “Most people don’t realise that all across the country toddlers are being exposed to invisible air pollution”. But calls for children’s outdoor play to be restricted back in January were met with a strong response by Play England chair Nicola Butler who said, “The…

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Learning to Ride a Bike: Solving the Parents’ Dilemma

Daniella Radice posted this in Childhood, Community, Cycling on 19/05/2017

  Do you remember learning to ride a bike? One of my key memories is that my younger…

Growing Street Play in my Community: Jo’s Story

Jo Chesterman posted this in Community on 27/03/2017

Bristol resident Jo Chesterman tells us how her dynamism has lead her to promote Playing Out throughout her…

Designing Streets for Play – Research and Observation

Helen Forman posted this in Local activators, Playing Out, Traffic on 01/03/2017

There’s a house on a corner near where I live in suburban Leeds that makes me happy nearly…

Street Play in Canada: street hockey, snow and sidewalks

Vanessa Farquharson, Director of Communications & Campaigns, Earth Day Canada posted this in International street play on 06/02/2017

Vanessa Farquharson is Director of Communications and Campaigns for Earth Day Canada – a charity that inspires and…

January 2017 News

Alice posted this in News, Playing Out on 11/01/2017

Welcome to Daniella and a new phase for Playing Out A warm welcome to Daniella Radice who has…

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